Multiply is the government initiative to help adults develop their mathematical ability and understand how these skills can be used in daily life - in the home and at work.

What is the Multiply adult numeracy programme?

Multiply is the government initiative to help adults develop their mathematical ability and understand how these skills can be used in daily life – in the home and at work. By supporting adults with their understanding of how to improve household finances, how to help children with homework and developing skills in specific lines of work (in construction or the health sector for example) the Multiply scheme aims to provide everyone with the skills they need to succeed. With no formal final exam and many short courses to enrol on, learners can tailor their learning to their individual needs. With half of the working population (around 17m people) not holding a C/4 grade in GCSE maths*, there is a need for upskilling, particularly in times of economic hardship.

How can our Multiply courses help you?

We can help provide you with functional numeracy skills in our free courses, both taught online and in person. People who improve their numeracy skills are more likely to be in employment, have higher wages and better wellbeing*. For many parents or caregivers, the lack of mathematical skills can make supporting their children with schoolwork challenging. Our courses are designed to help reduce any anxiety that might be present from previous learning and get you in the right mindset, and equipped with the skills, to support them with their homework.


What is next after Multiply?

Our Multiply courses could be the first steps in building your confidence and knowledge of maths, to not only help you in your personal life, but in your career too. Did you know that many of the learning objectives covered in Multiply are actually within the Level 1 and 2 Functional Skills programmes? Gaining your Level 2 maths Functional Skills qualification can unlock doors to a new job, an apprenticeship or further study. For parents with school-aged children, gaining a Functional Skills qualification in maths (Level 2 is equivalent of a GCSE) can help enormously with supporting them with maths homework, as well as modelling a healthy attitude to life long learning.

What Multiply courses do we provide?

  • Family budgeting
  • Understanding and calculating interest rates
  • Helping children with maths homework
  • Calculating income tax
  • Reading bus timetables and planning journeys
  • Comparing the price of groceries
  • Comparing transport prices and offers
  • Halving and doubling recipes
  • Maths for learning
  • Maths for work

What are the future Multiply course dates?

November 2023 

13th Ukrainian Preparing for work – money management 🇺🇦
17th UK Family Budgeting
27th November Functional Skills Enrolments 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • 19+
  • Live in CPCA and KCC catchment areas.

Get in touch to find out more information and to enrol
t – 01732 402 402 or fill out our enquiry form here and we’ll get back to you.


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